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Coronary Heart Disease EpidemiologyFrom aetiology to public health$
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Michael Marmot and Paul Elliott

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198525738

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.001.0001

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Risk scores for management and prevention of cardiovascular disease

Risk scores for management and prevention of cardiovascular disease

(p.669) Chapter 39 Risk scores for management and prevention of cardiovascular disease
Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology

D. A. Wood

K. Kotseva

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses risk scores for cardiovascular disease. Topics covered include the concept of cardiovascular risk, CVD prevention strategies and absolute multifactorial risk, advantages and disadvantages of absolute risk prediction, calculation of CVD risk, comparison of risk prediction method, and application of absolute risk to management of blood pressure and lipids.

Keywords:   coronary heart disease, CHD, cardiovascular disease prevention, risk prediction

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